65803 Didymos Current Affairs, GK & News
NASA is developing Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the first-ever mission that will deflect a near-Earth asteroid. The DART will be built and managed by the John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). It is a proposed space probe that would demonstrate the kinetic effects of crashing an impactor spacecraft into an asteroid moon. The mission is intended ..
Topics: 65803 Didymos • AIDA • Asteroid • Dart • Double Asteroid Redirection Test • Lander • NEAR Shoemaker • Near-Earth object • Planetary defense • Planetary science • Spacecraft • Uncrewed spacecraft